Road To "Avengers: Endgame": Let's Look Back At Chris Evans’ Journey As Captain America In The MCU

Maanyata Thu |Apr 21, 2019

Ahead of "Avengers: Endgame", let’s revisit Chris Evans’ incredible journey as Captain America - from being a timid scrapper to the leader of the Avengers.

Chris Evans has played the role of the American soldier superhero, Steve Rogers for over the past eight years. Ahead of the much-awaited Avengers: Endgame, which might be his last time playing this character, let’s look back at Chris Evans’ journey throughout the Marvel’s films.

Early days

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Chris Evans used to decline the role three times before signing the contract with Marvel.

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Captain America: The First Avenger

Steve Rogers was first introduced as a skinny and malnourished kid from Brooklyn, who is selected by Dr. Abraham Erskine to be a part of a "super-soldier" experiment. He is injected with Super Soldier Serum giving him superpower and making him almost invincible.

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The Avengers

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In the film, Steve had to find a way and a reason to survive in the modern world when everybody he cares about is all dead.

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This is also the first time the film shows the difference between Steve and Tony’s personalities.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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2 years after the Battle of New York, Steve now works as an agent for the espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D. under Director Nick Fury while still trying to adjust to the modern world. The film mainly revolves around the complicated relationship with his long-lost best friend Bucky Barnes who has become his enemy as the brainwashed assassin aka the Winter Soldier.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Rogers now becomes the leader of the Avengers as well as their moral compass.

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Captain America: Civil War

The film saw the Avengers is divided into two factions. Captain America is in charge of the newly formed Avengers team who wants to defend humanity without government interference while Iron Man becomes the leader of the other team who supports the Government’s decision.

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Talking about his relationship with Tony, Chris said,

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Avengers: Infinity War

After the event of Civil War, Steve Rogers makes one grand return in this film as he teams up with Natasha Romanoff and Sam Wilson to rescue Scarlet Witch and Vision from Thanos’ minions who are trying to take the Mind Stone from Vision’s head. Steve suggests going to Wakanda in which they can try to remove the stone without destroying Vision.

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Avengers: Endgame

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One tweet by Chris Evans, in which the actor said goodbye to Captain America, was taken by hardcore fans as a hint that his character would not appear in other Marvel films. Also, his contract with Marvel expires after Avengers: Endgame. He said,

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